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Date of Passing: Nov 25, 2021

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PURVIS: Harvey, beloved husband of Louise and loving father to Joanne Purvis (predeceased), Donald (Candace), Blair (Lisa) and Murray (Karen), passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Place Personal Care Home on Thursday, November 25, 2021. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Harvey may be made to any local animal rescue organization. Complete obituary information to follow.

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As published in Brandon Sun on Nov 27, 2021

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • 40 Plus years later I still have fond memories of Mr. Harvey Purvis, who I first encountered as fellow employees at the great CKLQ RADIO 1570 in Westman. Some tremendous stories, particularly of other unique employees of the era - Dennis "The Menace" Guerin, Ted Pechey, Al Ross, Bill Turner & Jerry "The King" Agar. Harvey was a gregarious & effective salesman and sales manager who rarely uttered negative words (rare in the world of radio). I remember well Harvey enabling me to initiate coverage of The Westman Super League of Curling which led to Westman's first play by play curling broadcasts from Brandon and afar. In retrospect I wonder if Leslie Nielsen (the great canadian actor) was still alive whether he'd be tasked with playing Mr. Purvis - or more likely Harvey would have played Leslie Nielsen. RIP - Harvey - Posted by: Morris "Maury" Bay (Friend) on: Dec 01, 2021

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with the Purvis families. Harvey was simply an amazing man! One of the most friendliest, helpful and high energy people we knew. A successful businessman who raised a great family and supported his community. Rest in peace Harvey. Love from Kim & Randy Mowat, Calgary and Kemnay - Posted by: Kim & Randy Mowat (Lifelong Friends) on: Nov 27, 2021

  • Murray, Karen, Stephanie and Derek, Sorry to hear of the passing of Harvey. Our thoughts are with you at this time. Traci Gaucher - Posted by: Traci Gaucher (Acquaintance ) on: Nov 27, 2021

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